Real Name/Full Name Thomas Wesley Pentz
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Diplo
Birth Place: Tupelo, Mississippi, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 10 November 1978
Age/How Old: 45 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
Weight: In Kilograms – 86 Kg
In Pounds – 190 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Light brown
Parents Name: Father – Thomas Pentz
Mother – Barbara Jean
Siblings: N/A
School: High School
College: University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Girlfriend: Kathryn Lockhart
Wife/Spouse Name: N/A
Kids/Children Name: Lockett Pentz, Lazer Pentzz
Profession: DJ, Songwriter and record producer
Net Worth: $60 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Thomas Wesley Pentz, popularly known as Diplo, is a DJ and songwriter who hails from the United States of America. He is the co-creator of the electronic dance hall music project Major Lazer. Some of his popular songs are Get It Right, Set Me Free and Revolution.

Well, how well do you know about Diplo? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Diplo’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Diplo to date.

Biography and Early Life

Diplo was brought into the world on 10 November 1978 in Tupelo, situated in Mississippi, United States of America. His dad is Thomas Pentz, and his mom is Barbara Jeans. He has no sibling, as he mentioned as of now.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Diplo in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Diplo’s age is 45 years old as of today’s date 23rd May 2024 having been born on 10 November 1978. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 190 lbs in Pound and 86 kg in Kilograms.


Diplo has joined Temple University for his essential training. He has a local rapping style. Later he went to the University of Central Florida for his graduation. He was acceptable in his examinations from his youth.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Diplo has a long dating history. He started dating Maya Arulpragasam, who is a Sri Lankan rapper, in the year 2003. The couple dated for five years and finally in the year 2008, due to some disturbances, they got separated. Then in the year 2009, Diplo dated Kathryn Lockhart. The couple used to spend a lot of time together. The couple was blessed with two children. But in the year 2014, they broke up due to some arguments.

In the year 2014, he started dating Katy Perry, a famous singer in the country. There were multiple breakups and patch-ups in their relationship. They finally got separated in the year 2015. Then, in the same year, it was rumored that he had a fling with Madonna, one of the country’s popular actresses. After that, he dated Francesca Farago, who is a social media influencer and a TV star.

After breaking with her, he dated Javon King, who is a traditional model. The couple used to love openly in public. The couple separated in 2014. Then in the year 2016, he dated Kate Hudson, and in the year 2020, he dated Chantel Jeffries. Recently, it is rumored that he is dating Kathryn Lockhart, but it is not confirmed yet.

Is Diplo Gay?

Diplo isn’t gay and is sexually straight. He is very straight and has three children too with his wife who are living happily together.

Professional Career

Diplo started his career by working as a DJ. He has done performances across the world, and then in the year 2004, he released his first studio film, “Florida.” He has produced one live album, five complication albums, 6 EPs, and four mixtapes. In the year 2008, he became one of the founding members of Major Lazer. Then in the next year, he released “Guns Don’t kill People… Lazers Do”.

Then in the year 2013, he produced “Free the Universe,” and it became very popular. Then he released “Peace Is The Mission” in the year 2015. In the year 2018, he produced “Music Is The Weapon.” Diplo has released many hits like “Watch Out For This,” “Bubble Butt,” and “Coldwater.”


Diplo has won many awards for his songs. Some of his achievements are listed below:

  • Sound and Vision Awards (Nominee) in the year 2008 for “Favela on Blast”.
  • Grammy Awards (Nominee) in the year 2021 for best dance recording.
  • Grammy Awards (Winner) in the year 2019 for electricity.
  • MTV Europe Music Awards (Winner) in the year 2015 for best collaboration.
  • MTV Video Music Awards (Nominee) in the year 2015 for song of summer.
  • Teen Choice Awards (Nominee) in the year 2015 for choice single: Male artists.
  • Best Documentary (Nominee) in the year 2009 for Favela on the blast.
  • Zine Cine Awards (Nominee) in the year 2018 for best music.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Diplo in 2024

Diplo Net Worth
Diplo Net Worth

Diplo has delivered numerous melodies in his profession. His songs are famous in the country. His collections used to make a colossal measure of benefit for his group. He is a DJ as well and secures a ton from it. He has an expected total net worth of $60 million as of the year 2024. His fortune is from his melodies. Also, he is a lyricist and procures a ton. He has likewise done numerous ads which add to his record.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Diplo is the co-founder of Heaps Decent, which is a non-profitable organization.
  • He has kissed a girl in his high school for the first time.

Diplo is considered a famous performer in the country who is a DJ and music producer. He has an immense fan following the nation over mostly for his music genre. He is exceptionally devoted to his work, and is very hardworking and professional.


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